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How to install non detecting USB modems in Ubuntu (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect or Visiontek 82GH)

How to install non detecting USB modems in Ubuntu (e.g. iBall 3.5G Connect or Visiontek 82GH)

From:
Danial José
Date:
2014-04-25 @ 20:09
Hi All,

Try this it will work on most of the #USB #modem that are not detected
/ connected in #Ubunut !

Step by step instructions (Tested on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit)

tep : 1

Find the vendor id and product id of USB modem using

lsusb

Step : 2 Add the details to /etc/modules like below

usbserial vendor=0x05c6 product=0x0016

Step : 3 Restart the computer and open disk utility and eject Data
storage part of your USB modem.

In most of the case the modem will detected in the network manager soon.

if you are still not able to connect you can use sakis3g script to
configure your USB modem.

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/21041454/sakis3g.gz

Download the gz file to Downloads folder and extract the script, then
move it to /usr/bin using below command

sudo mv Download/sakis3g /usr/bin

Make this script as executable with below command;

sudo chmod a+x /usr/bin/sakis3g

Finally run the script as root

sudo /usr/bin/sakis3g

Tested on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with multiple computers.

See below website for step by step detailed instructions.


http://dailylifetipsandtricks.blogspot.com/2014/04/how-to-install-non-detecting-usb-modems-in-ubuntu.html

Cheers,
Danial José